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Names starting with Me

Metit - Egyptian name meaning "righteous."
Melaena - Latin form of Greek Melaina, meaning "black, dark." In mythology, this is the name of a Naiad Nymph of springs.
Metushelach - Variant spelling of Hebrew Methuwshelach, meaning "man of the dart." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years. 
Meredith - English unisex name derived from Welsh Meredydd, probably meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Mercedes - Spanish name derived from a title of the Virgin Mary, María de las Mercedes ("Mary of Mercies"), meaning "mercies."
Meike - German pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Melba - From the surname of a 19th century singer who took the name from the city of her birth, Melbourne, Australia, meaning "mill stream."
Meera - Hindi name meaning "prosperous."
Metushael - Variant spelling of English Methusael, meaning "man of God."
Mechteld - Dutch form of Teutonic Mechthild, meaning "mighty in battle." 
Melany - Variant spelling of English Melanie, meaning "black, dark."
Meade - Variant spelling of English unisex Mead, meaning "lives by a meadow."
Merla - Feminine form of English unisex Merle, meaning "blackbird."
Mert - Egyptian name meaning "lover of silence."
Meira - Feminine form of Hebrew Meir, meaning "giving light."
Megane - French form of Welsh Megan, meaning "pearl."
Meztli -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "moon."
Merritt - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the Old English term moere gaet, meaning "boundary gate." 
Mehmet - Variant spelling of Turkish Mehmed, meaning "praiseworthy."
Mercy - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "forgiveness, mercy."
Mervyn - Anglicized form of Welsh Merfyn, meaning "marrow-eminent."
Melina - Greek name derived from the word méli, meaning "honey."
Merle - English unisex name, derived from the Old French word merle, meaning "blackbird." It first came to public notice in the 1930s with the actress Merle Oberon, and is mostly given to girls.
Merlín - Spanish form of Latin Merlinus, meaning "sea fort."
Mercia - Latin form of English Mercy, meaning "mercy."
Meshek - Hebrew name meaning "to draw." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Japheth.
Mensah - Egyptian name meaning "born third."
Melle - Breton form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Megan - Pet form of Welsh Mared, meaning "pearl." 
Meleager -  Latin form of Greek Meleagros, meaning "pheasant." 
Melpomenê - Greek name meaning "choir." In mythology, this is the name of the muse of tragedy.
Melbourne - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements mylla "mill" and burne "stream," hence "mill stream."
Methuselah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Methuwshelach, meaning "man of the dart." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years. 
Mehmed - Turkish form of Arabic Mahmud, meaning "praiseworthy."
Merab - Variant spelling of Hebrew Merav, meaning "increase, multiplication." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest daughter of King Saul. 
Mergim - Albanian name meaning "foreign; stranger."
Médéa - Arabic form of Latin Medea, meaning "cunning."
Methusael - Anglicized form of Hebrew Methuwshael, meaning "man of God." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Cain.
Meti - Egyptian name meaning "righteous."
Merikh - Variant spelling of Mirrikh, the Arabic and Persian name for the planet Mars, possibly meaning "death, slaughter." 
Meinwen - Welsh name composed of the elements main "slender" and (g)wen "blessed, fair, white," hence "slender and fair."
Menucha - Hebrew name meaning "tranquility."
Meg - Pet form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Mele - Hawaiian name meaning "song." Also used as a Hawaiian form of Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Merrion - Variant spelling of Welsh Meirion, meaning "like Marius."
Mere - Maori form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Meredydd - Variant spelling of Welsh Maredudd, probably meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Meydad - Hebrew name meaning "love." In the bible, this is the name of a prophet who lived in the time of Moses. Medad is the Anglicized form.
Mélissa - French form of Greek Melissa, meaning "honey-sap."
Mel - Unisex short form of English names beginning with Mel-.
Meadhbh - Modern form of Old Irish Gaelic Medb, meaning "intoxicating." In mythology, this is the name of a warrior queen of Connacht, the wife of Ailill.
Meinir - Welsh name composed of the elements main "slender" and hir "tall," hence "tall and slender."
Meixiu - Chinese name meaning "beautiful elegant."
Mercury - Short form of Roman Mercurius, a name related to the word merx from which we get the words "mercantile," "merchandise," "mercenary," and even "mercy." In mythology, Mercury is a messenger god associated with Greek Hermês. Originally, though, he was a god of tradesmen and thieves. The first planet of the solar system was named after him. 
Meirion - Welsh form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning "like Marius."
Mecho - Bulgarian pet name meaning "teddy bear."
Mesi - Egyptian name meaning "water."
Mervin - Variant spelling of English Mervyn, meaning "marrow-eminent."
Meino - Short form of German names beginning with Mein-, meaning "might, strength."
Mehrdad - A derivative of Middle Persian Mihrdat, meaning "given by Mihr."
Merit -   Egyptian name meaning "beloved."
Methuwshelach - Hebrew name meaning "man of the dart." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years. 
Meave - Variant spelling of English Maeve, meaning "intoxicating." 
Melinda - Modern English compound name composed of Mel- (from Melissa ("sweet") or Melanie "black, dark") and Linda "serpent," hence "black/dark serpent" or "sweet serpent." 
Meo - Short form of Italian Bartolomeo, meaning "son of Talmai."
Meng - Chinese name meaning "eldest son."
Meshulam - Variant spelling of Hebrew Meshullam, meaning "friend." In the bible, this is the name of a scribe and many other minor characters.
Meghranoush - Armenian name meaning "sweet ashoney."
Médée - French form of Latin Medea, meaning "cunning."
Merodach - Hebrew form of Akkadian Marduk ("solar calf"), meaning "thy rebellion." In biblical times, this was the name of a Babylonian idol, probably the planet Mars, which like Saturn was regarded by ancient Semites as the author of bloodshed and slaughter, and was propitiated with human victims. Mordechai is a related name.
Meihui - Chinese name meaning "beautiful wisdom."
Merianus - Variant form of Roman Latin Merinus, meaning "of the sea." This is the legendary name of a king of the Britons who was preceded by Clotenus.
Meleagros - Greek name derived from the word meleagris, meaning "pheasant." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Althaea and Oeneus.
Melusine - German legend name of a fresh-water spirit believed to reside in sacred springs and rivers, meaning either "wonder" or "sea-fog." Melusine is depicted as being like a fish or serpent from the waist down. 
Mercher - Welsh form of Roman Mercury, a name related to the word merx from which we get the words "mercantile," "merchandise," "mercenary," and even "mercy."
Meyer - Variant spelling of Hebrew Meir, meaning "giving light."
Meaghan - Variant spelling of Irish Meghan, meaning "pearl."
Meonothai - Hebrew name meaning "habitations of Jehovah" or "my habitations." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Ophrah.
Menahem - Anglicized form of Hebrew Menachem, meaning "comforter." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Israel who was notorious for his cruelty.
Mehalia - Variant spelling of Aramaic Mahalia, meaning "fatlings" or "brain, marrow." 
Melvyn - Variant spelling of English Melvin, meaning "bad settlement." 
Melodia - Chamoru name meaning "melody; song."
Meshullam - Hebrew name meaning "friend." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of Zerubbabel. 
Melody - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "melody."
Megumi - Japanese name meaning "blessing."
Melvin - English name of uncertain origin, possibly an altered form of Melville, meaning "bad settlement." 
Merete - Danish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Melisent - Norman French form of Teutonic Malasintha, meaning "strong worker."
Meggie - Pet form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Melaina - Variant spelling of Greek Melaine, meaning "black, dark." In mythology, this is the name of a Naiad Nymph of springs.
Meirong - Chinese name meaning "beauty flourishing."
Meturato - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "black kettle."
Meliora - Modern English name derived from the Latin word meliora, meaning "always improving."
Melusina - Variant spelling of German Melusine, meaning either "wonder" or "sea-fog."
Meadow - English name derived from the vocabulary word, "meadow."
Melicent - Variant spelling of English Millicent, meaning "strong worker."
Melia - Short form of English Amelia, meaning "work."
Melitta - Variant spelling of Latin Melita, meaning "honey."
Menelaos - Greek name composed of the elements meno "to last, withstand" and laos "the people," hence "withstanding the people." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Sparta.
Mehmood - Variant spelling of Arabic Mahmud, meaning "praiseworthy."
Megaira - Greek name meaning "grudge." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Furies (Erinyes). Virgil named two others: Alecto "unceasing" and Tisiphone "murder-retribution."
Mendel - Yiddish name derived from Hebrew Menashsheh, meaning "comforter."
Mead - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, denoting someone who "lives by a meadow." 
Meili - Old Norse name of a brother of Thor. Meaning unknown.
Melika - Hawaiian form of Greek Melissa, meaning "honey-sap." 
Merlyn - Unisex form of English Merlin, meaning "sea fort."
Méabh - Variant form of Irish Gaelic Meadhbh, meaning "intoxicating." In mythology, this is the name of a warrior queen of Connacht, the wife of Ailill.
Meagan - Modern English form of Welsh Megan, meaning "pearl."
Melech - Anglicized form of Hebrew Melek, meaning "king." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Micah.
Menetnashté - Egyptian name meaning "power."
Meallán - Irish Gaelic name which was probably originally a byname for a short stocky person, composed of the elements meall "knot, lump" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little lump."
Meuric - Welsh form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Meghan - Irish form of Welsh Megan, meaning "pearl."
Metrophanes - Ancient Greek name composed of the elements meter "mother" and phanes "appearing," hence "mother-appearing," perhaps in the sense "resembles the mother."
Medousa - Greek name meaning "guardian." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three Gorgons who had snakes for hair, and whose glance turned anyone who looked at them to stone. She was the only Gorgon who was mortal.
Meifeng - Chinese name meaning "beautiful wind."
Mechthild - Teutonic form of Gothic Mahthildis, meaning "mighty in battle." 
Meir - Hebrew name meaning "giving light."
Melek - Turkish name meaning "angel." 
Merrill - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the personal name Meriel, meaning "sea-bright."
Mendebal - Basque name meaning "west."
Meletê - Greek name meaning "practice." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three original Muses, before their number was increased to nine. 
Merry - Originally a form of English Mercy "forgiveness, mercy," today it this name is usually chosen form its association with the word "cheerful" and "jolly." 
Metody - Polish form of Greek Methodios, meaning "method."
Meryem - Turkish form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Meryl - Variant spelling of English unisex Merrill, meaning "sea-bright."
Mette - Low German form of Gothic Mahthildis, meaning "mighty in battle."
Meta - Short form of German Margarete, meaning "pearl."
Melchior - Early Christians assigned names to the three Magi ("wise men from the east") who visited the baby Jesus. They are mentioned but not named in the bible; Melchior is one of them. It is composed of the Hebrew elements melech "king" and or "light," hence "king of light." The other two names are Balthasar and Casper.
Mellan - Variant spelling of Irish Meallán, meaning "little lump."
Melisende - Variant spelling of Norman French Melisent, meaning "strong worker."
Medad - Anglicized form of Hebrew Meydad, meaning "love." In the bible, this is the name of a prophet who lived in the time of Moses.
Melville - Scottish surname of Norman French origin, transferred to English forename use, from the name of various places in Normandy called Malleville, meaning "bad settlement."
Melania - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Melaena, meaning "black, dark." 
Meriel - Variant spelling of English Muriel, meaning "sea-bright."
Menelaus - Latin form of Greek Menelaos, meaning "withstanding the people." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Sparta.
Mendiete - Basque name meaning "virgin."
Melkedoodum - Native American Algonquin name meaning "conceited."
Mencius - Latin form of Chinese Meng-Ke, possibly meaning "approved eldest son."
Melva - Feminine form of English Melvin, meaning "bad settlement." 
Melisa - English variant spelling of Greek Melissa, meaning "honey-sap."
Merrilyn - Variant spelling of English Marilyn, meaning "rebel-lake."
Melite - From the Greek name for the country of Malta, from the Greek word meli, meaning "honey."
Medusa - Latin form of Greek Medousa, meaning "guardian." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three Gorgons who had snakes for hair, and whose glance turned anyone who looked at them to stone. She was the only Gorgon who was mortal.
Melisizwe - African Xhosa name meaning "leader of the nation."
Merletta - Feminine pet form of English unisex Merle, meaning "blackbird."
Meinard - Variant spelling of German Meinhard, meaning "strong and hardy."
Melor - Modern Russian name composed of the first letter of each of the following: Marx, Engels, Lenin, October, Revolution.
Mendia - Basque name meaning "mountain."
Mefodiy - Russian form of Latin Methodius, meaning "method."
Menashe - Variant spelling of Hebrew Menashsheh, meaning "causing to forget" or "one who forgets." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eldest son of Joseph.
Mercurius - Roman name related to the word merx from which we get the words "mercantile," "merchandise," "mercenary," and even "mercy." In mythology, Mercurius is a messenger god associated with Greek Hermês. Originally, though, he was a god of tradesmen and thieves. 
Mehmud - Variant spelling of Arabic Mahmud, meaning "praiseworthy."
Meurig - Variant spelling of Welsh Meuric, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Melqart - Persian form of Phoenician Milk-Qart, meaning "king of the city." In mythology, this is the name of the tutelary god of Tyre. Some believe Melqart began as a sea god.
Meital - Hebrew name meaning "dew drops."
Mekhag - Armenian name meaning "clove."
Meoquanee - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "wears red."
Mecatl -  Nahuatl unisex name meaning "rope"or "lineage."
Menachem - Hebrew name meaning "comforter." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Israel who was notorious for his cruelty.
Menashsheh - Hebrew name meaning "causing to forget" or "one who forgets." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eldest son of Joseph.
Meraud - Cornish name of uncertain derivation. It could be a Cornish form of French Méraud, meaning "emerald," or it may be a feminine form of Welsh Meredydd, possibly meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Merariy - Hebrew name meaning "bitter, unhappy." In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Levi.
Melantha -  English name thought to probably be an elaborated form of the Greek word anthos, meaning "flower." 
Merrick - English surname transferred to forename use, from an Old Norman French personal name composed of the Germanic elements mari/meri "fame" and ric "power," hence "famous power." 
Meka - Hawaiian name meaning "eyes."
Meri - Finnish name meaning "the sea."
Merideth - Feminine variant of English unisex Meredith, meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Merari - Anglicized form of Hebrew Merariy, meaning "bitter, unhappy." In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Levi.
Meghrig - Armenian name meaning "a bit of honey."
Mélanie - French form of Latin Melaena, meaning "black, dark." 
Media - Modern variant spelling of Latin Medea, meaning "cunning."
Metod - Slovene form of Greek Methodios, meaning "method."
Meng-ke - Chinese name, possibly meaning "approved eldest son." The Latin form is Mencius.
Methoataske - Native American Shawnee name meaning "turtle laying its eggs."
Medeia - Greek name meaning "cunning." In mythology, this is the name of the sorceress who helped Jason steal the Golden Fleece from his father. When Jason later abandoned her for another woman, she got revenge by killing two of her own children fathered by him. 
Mererid - Feminine form of Welsh Meredydd, probably meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Medakse - Armenian name meaning "silky."
Meirit - Variant form of Hebrew Meiri, meaning "giving light." 
Merlinus - Latin form of Welsh Myrddin, meaning "sea fort."
Melisande - Modern French form of Old Norman French Melisende, meaning "strong worker."
Merv - Short form of English Mervin, meaning "marrow-eminent."
Merinus - Variant spelling of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Metin - Turkish name meaning "strong."
Merfyn - Old Welsh name composed of the elements mer "marrow" and myn "eminent," hence "marrow-eminent."
Mechtilde - Variant spelling of Teutonic Mechthild, meaning "mighty in battle." 
Meilin - Chinese name meaning 1) "beautiful jade" or 2) "plum jade."
Mentor - Greek name derived from the word menos, meaning "spirit." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Álkimos.
Mered - Hebrew name meaning "rebellion." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ezra.
Mesech - Anglicized form of Hebrew Meshek, meaning "to draw." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Japheth.
Mektild - Scandinavian form of Teutonic Mechthild, meaning "mighty in battle."
Merav - Variant spelling of Hebrew Merab, meaning "increase, multiplication." 
Meinhard - Old German name composed of the elements magin "might, strength" and hard "brave, hardy, strong," hence "strong and hardy." 
Meshech - Anglicized form of Hebrew Meshek, meaning "to draw." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Japheth.
Merryn - Cornish form of Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea." Given in dedication of the Christian saint Marina.
Meriwether - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a byname for someone having a sunny disposition, composed of the Middle English elements merry "cheerful, lively" and wether "weather," hence "cheerful weather."
Medb - Old Irish Gaelic name, meaning "intoxicating." In mythology, this is the name of a warrior queen of Connacht, the wife of Ailill.
Merikano -  Probably a Romani form of Czech/Polish Marek, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Meghann - Variant spelling of Irish Meghan, meaning "pearl."
Melchiorre - Italian form of biblical Melchior, meaning "king of light."
Methodios - Greek name derived from methodos, meaning "method."
Mengyao - Chinese name meaning "may the child be as good and wise as Mencius (Meng-Ke) and Yao."
Meixiang - Chinese name meaning "plum fragrance."
Menno - Pet form of Dutch and German names beginning with Mein-, from Germanic magin, meaning "might, strength."
Meinrad - German name composed of the elements magin "might, strength" and rad "counsel," hence "strong counsel."
Megaera - Latin form of Greek Megaira, meaning "grudge." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Furies (Erinyes). Virgil named two others: Alecto "unceasing" and Tisiphone "murder-retribution."
Menhalom - Chamoru name meaning "smart; intelligent."
Megedagik - Native American Algonquin name meaning "kills many."
Melveen - Feminine form of English Melvin, meaning "bad settlement." 
Methodius - Latin form of Greek Methodios, meaning "method."
Merton - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements mere "lake, pool" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "lake settlement."
Menes - Egyptian name referring to a pharaoh of the First dynasty, of unknown meaning. His other name Hor-Aka translates to "Horus of the Reeds."
Mellony - Variant spelling of English Melanie, meaning "black, dark." 
Melyssa - Modern English variant spelling of Greek Melissa, meaning "honey-sap."
Merilyn - Variant spelling of English Marilyn, meaning "rebel-lake."
Melita - Latin form of Greek Melite, meaning "honey."
Meiriona -   Aramaic name meaning "sheep."
Meskhenet - Egyptian name meaning "destiny."
Melchor - Spanish form of biblical Melchior, meaning "king of light."
Methuwshael - Hebrew name meaning "man of God." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Cain.
Menuha - Variant spelling of Hebrew Menucha, meaning "tranquility."
Meed - Variant spelling of English unisex Mead, meaning "lives by a meadow."
Merten - Low German form of French Martin, meaning "of/like Mars."
Melaine - Greek name derived from the word, melaina, meaning "black, dark." In mythology, this is the name of a Naiad Nymph of springs.
Meryle - Variant spelling of English unisex Merrill, meaning "sea-bright."
Mecatl -  Nahuatl unisex name meaning "rope"or "lineage."
Meed - Variant spelling of English unisex Mead, meaning "lives by a meadow."
Mel - Unisex short form of English names beginning with Mel-.
Melek -  Hebrew name meaning "king." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Micah. In use by the Armenians.
Meredith - English unisex name derived from Welsh Meredydd, probably meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Merit - Variant spelling of English unisex Merritt, meaning "boundary gate." Compare with strictly feminine Merit.
Merle - English unisex name, derived from the Old French word merle, meaning "blackbird." It first came to public notice in the 1930s with the actress Merle Oberon, and is mostly given to girls.
Merlin - English form of Latin Merlinus, the name of a famous wizard of Arthurian legend, meaning "sea-fort."Merlin was introduced into Arthurian legend by Geoffrey of Monmouth. According toGeoffrey, Merlin was the son of a demon and a princess. He became known for his prophetic abilities at a very young age and was consulted by King Vortigern to explain why his castle kept collapsing. Merlin revealed that there was an underground lake in which two dragons slept, a white one and a red one, representing the Saxons and Britons, and this was the portent for things to come. He is also called Myrddin Emrys, meaning "Merlin the Immortal." 
Merlyn - Unisex form of English Merlin, meaning "sea fort."
Merrill - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the personal name Meriel, meaning "sea-bright."
Merritt - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the Old English term moere gaet, meaning "boundary gate." 
Meryl - Variant form of English unisex Merrill, meaning "sea-bright."
Meryle - Variant spelling of English unisex Merrill, meaning "sea-bright."
Medea - Latin form of Greek Medeia, meaning "cunning." In mythology, this is the name of the sorceress who helped Jason steal the Golden Fleece from his father. When Jason later abandoned her for another woman, she got revenge by killing two of her own children fathered by him. 
Mei (chinese - 1-美, 2-梅):  Chinese name meaning 1) "beautiful" or "2) "plum."
Meztli -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "moon."
Melanie - English form of French Mélanie, meaning "black, dark." 
Melete - Latin form of Greek Meletê, meaning "practice." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three original Muses, before their number was increased to nine. 
Melissa - Greek name derived from the word melissa, meaning "honey-sap." In mythology, this is the name of a nymph who cared for Zeus in his infancy.
Melpomene - Latin form of Greek Melpomenê, meaning "choir." In mythology, this is the name of the muse of tragedy.
Méraud - French surname transferred to forename use, derived from the word emeraude, meaning "emerald."
Meri - Hebrew name meaning "bitter" and "rebellious." 
Mead - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, denoting someone who "lives by a meadow." 
Meade - Variant spelling of English unisex Mead, meaning "lives by a meadow."

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